FISHING COMPETITION: Results of junior fishing competition hosted by Loch Gowna and Upper Erne Aunglers on Derries Lake on Saturday 20th April. 1st Kayleigh Matthew and Marc-Anthony Lee, Arva; 2nd Aaron Carr Drumlish; 3rd Nathan Simpson, Arva and Callum Simpson Mulrick Gowna. Pools 1st Nathan Simpson Arva; 2nd Kayleigh Lee Arva; 3rd Aaron Carr Drumlish. 13 boats participated with 26 juniors fishing.
CREDIT UNION SUB OFFICE: Loch Gowna sub office open for business every Saturday in st Brigids Community centre from 6pm – 7.30pm.
LOTTO: Gowna GAA Development Find Co Lotto Draw result. Date : 22/04/2013. 3, 10, 11,28. Jackpot winner none. 5 X 20 euro winners Christy Madden; Kevin Bannon Mulrick; Kathleen Philips Corfree; Connor Reynolds Mulrick; Pat Harten Ballyjamesduff. Next week’s jackpot 3200 euro. Next week’s draw in Pikers Lodge. Club Gowna winner March draw Mark McKeever , Drumhilla.
MISSING UTENSILS: Will the person who borrowed cutlery delph etc or any other appliances from St Brigids Community Centre, please return same to hall or leave at the post office. These utensils are the property of the Active Age Committee and in order for the committee to continue hosting monthly social gatherings for our Active Age personnel it is essential that all items are returned without delay.
25 CARD GAME: 25 card game in St Brigids Community Centre every Monday night at 8.30pm.Everyone welcome. Please take note of change of night.
GREETING: A Gowna greeting for cycle against suicide visiting Gowna this Friday 3rd May at 6.30pm in St Brigids Community Centre buffet. Meal for team and those providing accommodation. Show support by attending .Everyone welcome.
DEATH OF MR PATSY COMISKEY: It was with regret that we learned of the death of Patsy Comiskey, The Rocks Loch Gowna on Thursday 18 April at Cavan General Hospital. Due to ill health Patsy had spent the past few years in college view nursing home Cavan. He was a top class barman. He worked for many years in Dublin, Kiernan’s Bar in Arva, Pikers Lodge Hotel Loch Gowna. He was a very friendly person and always enjoyed a bit of banter. His remains were removed from Finnegans Funeral Home Cavan on Friday evening to the Church of the Holy Family Loch Gowna and following requiem mass on Saturday at 11am burial took place in adjoining cemetery. To his brothers Paul Loch Gowna, Sean England; Charlie Cavan and Bernard Mayo, sisters in law nieces nephews grandnieces and grandnephews to whom we extend our deepest sympathy. May he rest in peace.
RESULTS OF FISHING COMPETITION: Results of Bernard Kiernan Memorial Open Boat Pike Fishing Competition that took place on Cloone Lake on Sunday 21st April. 1st Gabriel Reilly Aughnacliffe; 2nd Joe Smith Denn; 3rd Joe McDermott Longford; 4th Marty Cosworth Dring; Heaviest fish caught on the day by Gabriel Reilly Aughnacliffe 23 lbs. Next competition on Sunday 19th May Harry Kinkade Memorial Aughanoran lake . Fishing from 11am to 5pm.
CONFIRMATION: Congratulations to the 31 boys and girls fro Loch Gowna Mullinalaghta and Cortober NS who were confirmed by Bishop Colm O’Reilly assisted by Fr P J Fitpatrick on Wednesday 24th April 2013 in the Church of Holy Family Loch Gowna. The recipients were (Gowna) Lauren Brady Emily Hand, Ciara Cadden; Oonagh Sheils Andrea Gaffney; Rhys Hudson; Brain O’Reilly, Cormac Boylan, Frank Casey Cillian O’Reilly, Dean O’Reilly; Roisin O’Reilly; Caoimhe Madden, Jack Madden Cian Hartin; Katie -Lou Dolan (Mullinalaghta) Mark Hanlon Caoimhe Lynch Natalie Curry; Jasmin Buckley,Tommie Mooney; Eoghan Byrne, Amy Brady, Caroline McGivney and Mary Rodgers (Cortober) Fionan Brady, Kevin Brennan Maeve Finnegan, Lana McGahern, Conor O’Reilly and John O’Reilly.
SYMPATHY: Deepest sympathy is extended to Fr PJ Fitzpatrick PP Loch Gowna on the death of his brother Liam (former postmaster) Shannonbidge Co Offaly which occurred on Saturday 27th April. His remains were removed to St Ciaran’s Church Shannonbridge on Sunday evening and following requiem Mass on Monday burial took place in Clonmacnois cemetery. May he rest in peace.
PARISH DRAW RESUILTS: Parish draw results March 1st David & Brid Brady Aughavains 200 euro; 2nd Paddy & Chris Shields Mulrick 100 euro; 3rd Paddy Mulligan Forthill 100 euro. April results Johnny /Kathleen Madden Aughavains 200 euro; Ned Gormley Cormore 100 euro; Dietert/Briget Kosten Loch Gowna 100 euro. Thanks to all who support this draw and also to the collectors.
CAR BOOT SALE: Car boot sale in aid of Erne valley Community Games on Saturday next 4th May in Our Ladys of Lourdes Park Mullahoran 9am to 1pm. Cars 10 euro vans/trailers 15 euro.